L'abbé C: a novel

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M. Boyars, 1983 - 158 pages
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The psychological intricasies of sex, faith and death in a provincial French town

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Review: L'Abbé C

User Review  - Sean Homrig - Goodreads

Whoa. Sex, death, disparity, and guilt, all wrapped up in less than 160 pages. The story is told poetically, although I admit my mind wandered a bit, as reading this was akin to trying an exotic ... Read full review

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User Review  - Donald Travis - Goodreads

I have never read a more erotic novel that no overt sex scenes. For this alone, this novel merits the three stars. This is not to say that the book is not maddening and manipulative...boy, is it. Many ... Read full review


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PART TWO The Narrative Written by Charles C

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About the author (1983)

Bataille was a medievalist librarian by training. Active in the French intellectual scene from the 1920s through the 1950s, he founded the journal Critique and was a member of the Acephale group and the College de sociologie.

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